Irish music session Tuesday

Published Feb 15, 2018 at 4:00pm

ORISKANY — Craobh Dugan, the local branch of Comhaltas Ceoltoiri Eireann, will hold a traditional Irish music session at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 20, in Stockdale’s, 103 River St.

The event is held on the third Tuesday of each month. The session is free and open to all musicians who play acoustic traditional instrument such as fiddle, guitar, pennywhistle, accordion, mandolin, and tenor banjo.

On the net: www.uticairish.org

Irish sessions have a long tradition in the history of Irish music. They are usually held in public houses (pubs) and have a format that encourages both listening and playing. The musicians will play sets of standard Irish tunes in the traditional manner.